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Cordell M. Andersen letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1186
Scope and Contents

Typed letters dated Sept. 22, 1969 and July 9, 1975 in Guatemala. These items are addressed to "family and friends" in Provo, Utah and describe the foundation's agricultural self-help project among the rural people of Guatemala. The letters also discuss other foundation matters.

Dates: 1969-1975

Paul R. Cheesman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2049
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts (personal and professional papers), publisher's gallery prints, color transparencies (including 35 mm slides), negatives, color separations, photographs, personal literary materials, research and reference files, audio and visual materials, and historical books, covering over 30 years of research in the ancient Americas, other ancient civilizations, and LDS Church history. A vast majority of the materials in this collection involve archaeology and The...
Dates: approximately 1945-1991

Benjamin Cluff diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3076
Abstract

Contains the original 1901 diary of Benjamin Cluff kept during the Brigham Young Academy expedition to South America.

Dates: 1901

Orson Hyde Elliott autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2059
Scope and Contents

Writes of his family's conversion to the Mormon Church prior to his birth; move to Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844; Iowa, 1846; and Utah, 1852. Discusses his disillusionment with Mormonism; and travels in the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Includes mention of Brigham Young; plural marriage; Corinne, Utah; and several other topics. Some characters and words are difficult to read in this multi-generation photocopy.

Dates: 1899

Edwin Ferdon slides and negatives of Mesoamerica and Southern Mexico

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3250
Scope and Contents

249 slides and 287 nitrate negatives of Mesoamerican/Southern Mexico from 1906-1956.

Dates: 1906-1956

Thomas Stuart Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1549
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, article and book drafts, minutes of the NWAF meetings, and financial records of Ferguson's trips to Central America. Most of these materials relate to his interests in Mesoamerican archaeology and how that discipline improves Mormon understanding of the Book of Mormon. The collection also has information relating to the views of Mormon archaeologists.

Dates: 1936-1970

William Gates papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 279
Scope and Contents Containts transcripts, printers' proofs, grammars, vocabularies, dictionaries, glyph studies, botanical studies, commentaries, articles, editions of codices, personal correspondence, 44 original manuscripts, imprints, maps, charts, drawings, photographs, notes, memoranda, Maya Society materials, genealogies of Maya families, and Mayan glyphs on moveable type. Many of the items are reproductions. The materials relate to the languages history and archaeology of the Indian peoples of Central...
Dates: 1524-1947

Paul A. E. Henning papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 300
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of writings, and notes on hieroglyphics and other archaeological studies. Also included are photographs pertaining to Mexico and to Central American Indian civilizations, especially those of the Aztec and Maya Indians. The materials include information on Indian myths and legends.

Dates: 1600-1924

Paul A. E. Henning photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 100
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 55 photographs, 109 postcards, 2 print cuts, 63 lantern slides, and 55 glass plate negatives of Mexican and Central American Indian life. Photographs were taken or collected by Henning between the 1890s and the 1920s.

Dates: approximately 1920-1929

Mesoamerican C-14 dates revised

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 613
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. This paper was delivered at the Mesoamerican seminar at Brigham Young University on 19 Feb. 1976.

Dates: 1976

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Letters 7
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Central America -- Antiquities 5
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Correspondence 3
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Archaeology 2
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2
Autobiographies 2
Aztecs -- History 2
Central America -- Description and travel 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
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Glass negatives 2
Immigration and American Expansion 2
Indians of Central America -- Antiquities 2
Indians of Central America -- History 2
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities 2
Indians of Mexico -- History 2
South America -- Antiquities 2
Archaeologists -- Correspondence 1
Archaeologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Archaeologists -- Utah -- Correspondence 1
Archaeology -- Utah 1
Bible plays -- Photographs 1
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Book of Mormon 1
Book of Mormon -- Antiquities 1
Calixtlahuaca (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
Cempoala Site (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
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Central America -- Languages -- History -- Sources 1
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Child development -- Photographs 1
Cholula de Rivadabia (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
Church Educational System 1
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Colombia -- Photographs 1
Copán Site (Honduras) -- Photographs 1
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Israel -- Photographs 1
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Korean War, 1950-1953 1
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Malinalco (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
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Mayas -- Antiquities -- Photographs 1
Mayas -- Dwellings -- Photographs 1
Mayas -- History 1
Mayas -- Social Life and Customs -- Photographs 1
Mexico -- Antiquities 1
Mexico -- Description and travel 1
Middle East 1
Mitla Site (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
Monte Albán Site (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
Mormon Church 1
Mormon Church -- Controversial literature 1
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Quemada Site (Mexico) -- Photographs 1
Quiriqua (Guatemala) -- Photographs 1
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Names
Henning, Paul A. E., 1872-1923 2
New World Archaeological Foundation 2
Sorenson, John L. 2
Andersen, Cordell M. 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1